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Mary Heard

Jul 25, 2014 5:07pm

DUMAS - Mary Irene Breedlove Heard, 92 of Dumas, Ark. passed away July 24, 2014. She was born on August 6, 1921 in Tyro Ark., and was the daughter of Joseph Hill Breedlove and Mary O. Nuckols...


First day of municipal filing largely a White Hall affair

Jul 25, 2014 5:07pm

Friday marked the first day that nonpartisan candidates for municipal office could file with the Jefferson County Clerk’s Office and a number of them did just that.

All Jefferson County...

Washington Digest - House approves child tax credit changes

Jul 25, 2014 5:07pm

WASHINGTON — Some higher income families would be eligible to receive a child tax credit on their federal returns under a bill approved in the House last week.

The legislation would allow...


Taco Bell on Olive Street undergoes renovation

Jul 25, 2014 5:07pm

The Taco Bell restaurant at 2712 S. Olive St. is closed temporarily for renovations to upgrade the facility to a newer and more modern image, a spokeswoman said Friday.

This particular...

Bielema doesn’t back off Alabama comments

Jul 25, 2014 5:07pm

BELLA VISTA — Arkansas coach Bret Bielema isn’t shy about sharing his feelings.

So it’s no surprise Bielema didn’t express any regret about taking subtle jabs at Alabama and offensive...

Jefferson County Road Department and Recycling Report

Jul 25, 2014 4:07pm

The roads that were repaired by the Jefferson County Road Department were as follows:

July 11

- Truck Drivers: Hauled SB2 to Rick Road, Richard Alan Road and Hardin Park Road. Hauled...

College officials say policies in place to prevent, investigate sexual assaults on campus

Jul 25, 2014 4:07pm

As sexual assaults on college campuses become an item of national conversation, officials at Southeast Arkansas universities and colleges say they have prevention, education and counseling...


Cotton calls for destruction of Hamas

Jul 25, 2014 4:07pm

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton called Friday for the destruction of Hamas as a House panel endorsed pro-Israeli resolutions drafted in response to a vote by the UN Human Rights Council to...


Pryor unveils legislation aimed at job creation

Jul 25, 2014 4:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., on Friday unveiled a package of bills he said would encourage the creation of jobs in the United States and discourage American companies from sending...

Felony charges

Jul 25, 2014 4:07pm

Felony charges were filed during the past week against the following individuals by Eleventh Judicial District-West Prosecuting Attorney S. Kyle Hunter. Listed below are the names and addresses of...